All posts by Susan ONeill

  • Elburn trustee earns recognition from employer for veterans program

    ELBURN—Jeff Walter on Monday was awarded the 2012 President’s Diversity Award by Blue Cross Blue Shield for his role in veteran hiring and veterans’ issues.

    • Posted December 9, 2012
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  • Authentic Moms Swap Shop expands to fill needs

    ELBURN—An Elgin mom whose daughter is expecting a baby visited the Authentic Moms Swap Shop at the Elburn Community Center last Saturday and told swap shop coordinator Nicole Duski, an Elburn mom, that she was hoping to...

    • Posted December 7, 2012
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  • Water works

    Elburn to participate in Conservation Foundation’s project ELBURN—Conservation Foundation’s Dan Lobbs attended Elburn’s Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday to obtain village trustee support for the Foundation’s proposed stormwater management project.

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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  • Dreams Dance classes offer confidence, friendship

    ELBURN—Elburn mom Angela Sobel said her 3-year-old daughter Evelyn loves her ballet and tap class at the Elburn Community Center.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • Pouley Road designated a ‘rustic road’

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved an intergovernmental agreement with Kane County to grant Pouley Road “rustic road” status.

    • Posted October 29, 2012
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  • Parking, other violations may soon cost more in Elburn

    ELBURN—Parking illegally in Elburn could soon cost you more money. The Village Board will vote Monday, Nov. 5, on a schedule of fines that were previously discussed at the village Committee of the Whole meeting on Oct. 9.

    • Posted October 26, 2012
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  • EEI presents wastewater solutions to Village Board

    ELBURN—Engineering Enterprises, Inc. (EEI) Vice President Jeffrey Freeman on Monday presented the Elburn Village Board with several options for solving wastewater collection, treatment and disposal issues.

    • Posted October 26, 2012
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  • This too, shall pass

    KHS senior works her way back to normal after car accident KANELAND—Something told Lisa DeFranze to turn around and go back home that night.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Elburn Jazzercise turns five

    Come to a free class on Thursday, Nov. 1 to celebrate five years in Elburn ELBURN—Seven women who began taking Jazzercise at the Elburn Community Center five years ago still come to the classes.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Zumba classes a hit in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK—Twice a week, a core group of about 10 Maple Park women get together at the Maple Park Civic Center and dance to a mix of salsa, merengue, as well as other Latin music and current...

    • Posted October 20, 2012
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  • Elburn tables ShoDeen development

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday broke a 3-3 tie, tabling the Elburn Station development.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Blackberry Creek runs for funds

    KANELAND—Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School’s inaugural Run for Funds event last Friday was a big success.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Elburn settles lawsuit by former police chief

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn earlier this month settled a lawsuit filed in 2009 by its former Police Chief.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Pay by phone for Elburn Metra parking

    ELBURN—Have you ever stood in front of a Metra parking payment machine, punching in numbers and hoping the train wouldn’t leave before you were done?

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Residents share their vision for Elburn

    ELBURN—Approximately 30 community members and about 10 Kaneland High School students participated in an Elburn visioning session on Sept. 26 at Lions Park.

    • Posted October 5, 2012
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  • Village employee health insurance rates go up

    ELBURN—Health insurance rates for Elburn village employees went up for fiscal year 2012-13, but the dollar amounts will be close to what they were two years ago, Village Administrator Erin Willrett said at the Village Board meeting...

    • Posted October 5, 2012
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  • Blackberry Creek improvements still just talk

    ELBURN—According to Elburn Village Attorney Bob Britz, the bonding company holding the escrow money for Blackberry Creek has agreed to complete everything on the subdivision’s punch list, with the exception of providing the “as builts.”

    • Posted October 5, 2012
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  • Giving to the community a way of life for Paisano’s owners

    Giving to the community a way of life for Paisano’s owners ELBURN—When Annette Theobald was a young girl, her mother was her role model for helping others in the community. Her family was active in the church, and...

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Elburn still attempting to complete Blackberry Creek work

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn continues its attempts to complete infrastructure improvements left undone by B&B Enterprises within the Blackberry Creek Subdivision.

    • Posted September 29, 2012
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  • Kaneland community comes together for teacher

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School teacher Bridget Sweeney had gotten used to dealing with cancer. Twenty years ago, when she was a high school senior, she was diagnosed with a malignant soft tissue sarcoma in her right arm.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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